In a bid to raise funds for cleaning up the river Ganga the Ministry of Culture is organising an e-auction of gifts and mementoes received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official statement said on Thursday.
Proceeds from the e-auction shall go to the Namami Gange Mission aimed at conserving and rejuvenating the Ganga.
The items going under the virtual hammer include sports gear and equipment of the medal-winning Olympians and Paralympians gifted to the PM as well as a replica of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir among others.
Interested parties can participate in the e-Auction through the website: pmmementos.gov.in between September 17 and October 7, 2021.
"Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is organising e-Auction of gifts and mementoes received by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The memorabilia include sports gear and equipment of the medal-winning Olympians and Paralympians, a replica of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Chardham, Rudraksha Convention Centre, models, sculptures, paintings, angavastras among others," the ministry said in a statement.
(with inputs from PTI)